Business Analyst – Full Time Permanent Role - UPMC

Business Analyst – Full Time Permanent Role

Reports To: Process Development and Business Intelligence Manager

Overview of the Post
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, can streamline functions along with a passion to learn and grow. They will be able to work independently when required but also function effectively as a Team Member. Be a self-starter with excellent communication and problem-solving skills
Working closely with the Finance and IT Teams, the Business Analyst will have the following responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analysing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization
  • Recommend actions by analysing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards
  • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools
  • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps
  • Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models

Qualifications and Skills Requirements

  • 2 – 3 years of business analyst or other relevant experience
  • High proficiency in financial modelling techniques
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions
  • BA, BS, or B. Com degree required
  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills
  • Familiarity with data query/data management tools is extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects)

This job description is intended to be an outline of the areas of responsibility. As UPMC Whitfield and the post holder develop, this job description may be subject to review in light of the changing needs of the organisation.

Excellent remuneration package available to the successful applicant

Please send letter of application along with an up to date CV to Natalie Moore, HR Co-Ordinator, UPMC Whitfield, Cork Road, Waterford or by email to
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Tuesday 5th November.

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